An unannounced inspection to the Victoria Infirmary was carried out on Tuesday 7 February 2012.
NHSGGC received the inspector's report in March 2012 and accept that there are still a small number of areas where we need to reinforce some of our policies with both ward and domestic staff.
The report has made three requirements and one recommendation which we will address immediately.
The inspection team, however, did acknowledge that overall there was a good standard of cleanliness, which was reiterated by over 90% of patients surveyed. The inspection team also highlighted the positive ongoing work between ward staff and estates staff on improving communication between estate services and ward areas.carried out an unannounced inspection to the Victoria Infirmary on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 July 2013.
They assessed the hospital against the NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS) healthcare associated infection (HAI) standards and inspected the following areas:
This report highlights areas of strength and weakness as well as areas for further improvement, including requirements and recommendations.